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One Liners: Stormzy, Sam Sumser, Chester Bennington, more

By | Published on Thursday 12 December 2019



Reservoir has signed Sam Sumser, co-writer of Lizzo’s ‘Juice’, to a worldwide publishing deal. “Sam is such an impressive talent. Not only is he able to work effortlessly across genres with a tremendous amount of success, but his work ethic is unparalleled”, says John Ozier, Reservoir’s EVP Creative.



Stormzy has released new track ‘Audacity’ featuring Headie One. His new album, ‘Heavy Is The Head’, is out tomorrow.

Chester Bennington’s first band Grey Daze are planning to release new recordings of some of their old tracks that they had been working on with the Linkin Park frontman prior to his death in 2017. “He was so enthusiastic about doing this, and he was eager to play rock music with messages that he knew would be meaningful to his fans”, says his wife Talinda in an Instagram post.

MGMT have released new single ‘In The Afternoon’. The track will appear on a limited edition vinyl release with another new song, ‘As You Move Through The World’, set to go on sale in March.

Ash have flopped out another new video for an old track. This time ‘Kung Fu’ from 1995. Their 25th anniversary compilation ‘Teenage Wildlife’ is out on 14 Feb.

Field Music have released new single ‘Beyond That Of Courtesy’, from their upcoming album ‘Making A New World’. That’s out on 10 Jan.

Jack Savoretti has released the video for his Christmas single ‘Christmas Morning’. “This is a song I’ve written for my children and I think it’s a song that any parent who has to travel a lot for work will relate to”, he says of the track.



Slipknot are bringing their Knotfest touring festival to the UK for the first time next year. It will hit the Milton Keynes Bowl on 22 Aug. Tickets go on sale on 19 Dec. The band will be in the UK for more standard touring duties in January.

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